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Tuesday June 8,1954This date in baseball
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Lenn Sakata celebrated a birthday on this date.
Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

1954 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1954-06-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles7Boston Red Sox4BoxMike BlyzkaHal Brown(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees0BoxBilly HoeftEddie Lopat(none)
Chicago White Sox9Philadelphia Athletics3BoxVirgil TrucksBob Trice(none)
Cleveland Indians2Washington Senators I5BoxMickey McDermottEarly Wynn(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs6BoxHowie PolletRobin RobertsJohnny Klippstein
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds5BoxCorky ValentineGeorge O'Donnell(none)
New York Giants6Milwaukee Braves5BoxHoyt WilhelmDave Jolly(none)
Brooklyn Dodgers3St. Louis Cardinals10BoxTom PoholskyCarl ErskineStu Miller

Standings at end of 1954 season.

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Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John AndreP31.156Purchased by Cubs from Shreveport (Texas). 
Billy O'DellP22.119Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Orioles. 
Mario PiconeP27.338Purchased by Reds from Giants. 
Bill TremelP24.339Purchased by Cubs from Shreveport (Texas).